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Man killed in crash in rural Cooper County

A man is dead after a crash Friday afternoon in rural Cooper County.

Richard E. Casanova, 75, of Boonville, was hurt in the collision on Old Concord Road near Route B around 4 p.m.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol said a Jeep driven by Casanova was hit by another car after both vehicles crossed the center line while going around a curve.

Casanova was taken to Pinnacle Regional Hospital in Boonville, where he later died.

Family members have been notified.

Preliminary details of the fatal crash in #CooperCounty have been released:

— MSHP Troop F (@MSHPTrooperF) June 15, 2019

The other driver, Leigh E. Snoddy, 31, of Boonville, was also taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

According to troopers, Casanova wasn’t wearing a seat belt.

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